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Moose Hill Exhibit: Seeing through the Trees

Mass Audubon’s Moose Hill Wildlife Gallery, located at 293 Moose Hill Street in Sharon, invites local residents to view its current exhibit, “Seeing Through the Trees.” Art Donahue, Helen Lozoraitis, and Lindsay Nygaard each reveal their distinctive styles to invoke a magical, hidden world realized between the trees. Their imagery and passion are merged together through the medias of oil, acrylics, collage and photography. The exhibit has been extended until February 26. The Moose Hill gallery is open daily from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Please visit massaudubon.org/moosehill or call 781-784-5691 for details.

Cornerstone at Canton Musical Programs

Cornerstone at Canton, located at 175 Revere Street, invites the community to a series of musical events throughout the month of February. Upcoming performers include multi-instrumentalist Tom Madden on February 18 at 2 p.m. and concert violinist Vera Rubin on February 27 at 10:30 a.m. Performances are open to the public. For the latest news and info, visit facebook.com/cornerstonecanton.

Canton Library Art Exhibit

The work of Sharon artist Pat Lloyd will be on exhibit in the gallery at the Canton Public Library throughout the months of February and March. A retired probation officer and former dance instructor, Lloyd has a BFA from Mass College of Art and has exhibited her work through various local art associations, receiving several awards. The public is invited to view her works at the gallery during regular library hours.

Open Play at St. John’s School

Open play for children through age 4 is now being offered at the St. John School Parish Center from 9:30 to 11 a.m. on the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month. The program runs from September to June. For more info, contact Sheri O’Neill at sherijacques@hotmail.com.

MOMS Club

The Canton Chapter of Moms Offering Moms Support welcomes new members. For membership information please email the club at momsclub_canton@hotmail.com.

February 16-17 & 23-25

CCT presents Lend Me a Tenor

The Canton Community Theatre presents Ken Ludwig’s Lend Me a Tenor beginning Friday, February 16, at the CCT space at the Village Shoppes. It’s September 1934, a big night for the Cleveland Opera House, and world famous tenor Tito Morelli is set to perform Othello, his greatest role. Saunders, the general manager, hopes this will put Cleveland on the operatic map. Morelli arrives too late for rehearsal and through a series of hilarious mishaps is given a double dose of tranquilizers, which mixed with the booze he has consumed, causes him to pass out. Saunders convinces aspiring singer Max to put on the costume and take the stage as Morelli. And then Morelli wakes and puts on his second costume so there are now two Othello’s running around. It will be a night Cleveland will never forget. Showtimes are Feb. 16-17 and 23-24 at 7:30 p.m. and Feb. 25 at 5 p.m. Tickets are $15 per person and are available at cantoncommunitytheatre.org.

February 20

Hot Hort Lecture Series: Multi-Season Shade Gardening

Join the Massachusetts Master Gardener Association for a fun and informative talk on “Multi-Season Shade Gardening” from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Eleanor Cabot Bradley Estate, 2468 Washington Street in Canton. Shade gardening presents a number of unique problems and opportunities, but not all shade is created equal. In this lecture participants will learn to differentiate various shade situations and which plants to choose for each. Attendees will take home a list of recommended shade plants and their cultural properties. Register online ($25 per person) at massmastergardeners.org/hot-hort; credit cards and PayPal accepted.

February 22

Canton Library Book Club

Friends with Books will discuss The Kitchen House by Kathleen Grissom at 10:30 a.m. at the Canton Public Library. New members are welcome.

Shopping Rights Seminar

On Thursday, February 22, representatives from the Baker-Polito Administration’s Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation will be speaking at the Canton Senior Center on the subject of shopping rights. Robin Putnam, research and special projects manager, will present Consumer University, including information about the consumer education and advocacy mission of the Office of Consumer Affairs, expressed and implied warranties, return policies, defective merchandise, pricing discrepancies, and shopping online, through the mail or from television ads. The program starts at 2 p.m. and pre-registration is required by calling 781-828-1323.

March 2

Chowder Supper

The Congregational Church of Canton, located at 1541 Washington Street, will host a chowder supper from 5-7 p.m. The menu will be a variety of chowders, bread and dessert. There will be a non-chowder item as well. Items will also be available for sale to enjoy at home! Tickets are $10 each for adults, $7 for seniors, and $5 for children (under 5 are free). Tickets are available at the church office, Helen’s Hairstyling, and at the door.

March 6

Community Club Meeting

The Community Club of Canton will hold its next monthly meeting at 11:30 a.m. at Pequitside Farm, 79 Pleasant Street. Please come join us and see what we are about. For more info, go to facebook.com/cantoncommunityclub.

March 8

Library Author Speaker Event

Author Jane Healey will visit the Canton Public Library to discuss her debut work of historical fiction, The Saturday Evening Girls Club. The book centers on the lives of four young immigrant woman living in the North End in the early 1900s. Healey was inspired to write it after learning of the group’s history while researching an article on their namesake pottery, also known as Paul Revere Pottery. The program starts at 7 p.m. and is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served.

March 11

Musical Showcase Fundraiser

TBA Sisterhood and Suburban South Hadassah invite the public to enjoy an exciting afternoon of music from 1-3 p.m. at Temple Beth Abraham/Temple Beth Am, 1301 Washington Street. The lineup of talent features Tufts’ award-winning a cappella sensation Shir Appeal as well as the Isaac Lit Jazz Ensemble, Brandeis acoustic duo Late Night Thoughts, Boston Conservatory grads unique guitar and flute Intercontinental Duo, and the Sharon Music Academy All Stars. The concert promises to present a wonderful variety of music styles, voices and instruments. Tickets are $20 for adults and $10 for children. Call the temple office at 781-828-5250 to make advance reservations and for further details. All proceeds benefit children at the Hadassah Hospital NICU and through Sisterhood youth scholarships.

March 12

Canton Garden Club Meeting

The Canton Garden Club will hold its next monthly meeting at 9:30 a.m. at the American Legion Hall (behind Canton High School). Hostesses for the program are Jean McDonough and Jean Tatem. The guest speaker will be Sean Kent, education coordinator at the Museum of American Bird Art in Canton. Kent will share his knowledge of monarch butterflies and their environment. Garden Club members, guests, and prospective members are welcome to attend.

March 13

Canton AAUW Meeting

The Canton branch of the American Association of University Women will hold its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. at the Canton Public Library. Paul Santilli, a licensed social worker with the Providence VA office, will discuss the difficulty in the actual diagnosis of PTSD and the strides in treatment of this disorder in today’s returning service men and women. All are welcome.

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